On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1902

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Frank Wedekind's "Der Erdgeist" premieres in Berlin

Actor and Playwright Frank Wedekind
Actor and Playwright
Frank Wedekind

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Drach, Austrian-Jewish writer, born in Vienna (d. 1995)
1902 Highlights

About December 17, 1902

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius